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Celtic-Plus project to boost G.fast standard in cities

Monday 23 March 2015 | 16:16 CET | News
Celtic-Plus, a research initiative supported by the pan-European EUREKA network, has announced the launch of a EUR 4.4 million project to explore multiple-gigabit copper access based on the new G.fast standard. The Gigabits Over the Legacy Drop (GOLD) project will initiate the planned second version of the G.fast standard and boost its usability in dense city areas, said Celtic-Plus. The ultimate goal is to develop alternative backhauling options based on copper instead of fibre, which could in turn lead to significant cost reductions in the network, particularly within dense urban areas in

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